VMware View Upgrades provides instructions for upgrading from VMware View™ 4.0.x,  4.5.x, or 4.6.x to View 5.0. You can also use this guide when you upgrade to View 5.0 patch releases.

If you also upgrade from vSphere 4.0 or vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.0, this guide tells you which steps of that upgrade to do at various stages of the VMware View upgrade.

For VMware View 5.0 patch releases, use the sections of this document that are specific to View Manager, View Composer, View Transfer Server, View Agent, and View Client.

This guide is intended for anyone who needs to upgrade from VMware View 4.0.x, 4.5.x, or 4.6.x to View 5.0. The information in this guide is written for experienced Microsoft Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.